University of California, San Diego : Linguistics Language Program1UCSD LINGUISTICSLANGUAGEPROGRAMWelcome!Welcome to the Linguistics Language Program, a unit of the Department of Linguistics at UCSD. We offerbasic instruction in American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, insix heritage languages (Arabic, Filipino, Korean, Persian, and Vietnamese), and in over 60 otherlanguages in our independent study program.What you can expect from us§A rich language-learning environment: Learning a language requires lots of meaningful inputand interaction. Our courses are designed to give you exactly that, during both in-class and out-of-class activities.§An enjoyable and supportive classroom atmosphere: Learning a language should be fun, andyou will find our classes to be a pleasure to attend.§A committed and dedicated staff: We have one main goal: giving you the most effectivelanguage-learning experience possible. Your success is our success, and we do everythingpossible to make sure you finish your course sequence with a practical ability in the languagethat you will be able to use for the rest of your life.What we expect from you§Dedication: We give you the best language-learning environment possible and the means tomake use of that environment. The rest is up to you. The more time you put in, the more youwill learn.§Enthusiasm: Many of our classes are small and personal, and you will get to know your teachersand classmates well. You owe it to them to show up ready and eager to participate.§Honesty: We take academic integrity very seriously. Please read our policy below and make sureyou understand it.Academic IntegrityAll students are expected to do their own work. The following acts constituteacademic dishonestyandwill result in any or all of the following sanctions: a grade of F, expulsion from the course, and/ordisciplinary measures by the Dean of Students of the student's college.Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to:1.During a written or computerized exam/quiz, using books, notes or on-line resources, copyingfrom another student or receiving unauthorized help.2.Turning in a written composition that has been copied from a book or some other printedsource, from the Internet or that has been written in whole or in part by someone other thanthe student.